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it's the funding fight that could lead to another government shutdown. conservative lawmakers lead the charge to defund planned parenthood. silence. donald trump doesn't step in when a questioner says president obama is a muslim. >> we know our current president is one. you know he is not even an american. ball is out! it is picked up by the broncos roby and he's in the end zone for an unbelievable touchdown! >> and kc collapses! the denver broncos stage a stunning come from behind victory against the chiefs in the final minute of "thursday night football." this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 18th, 2015.
i'm anne-marie green. we begin in washington where it is deja vu all over again. another down to the wire budget battle that threatens to shut down the government in less than two weeks. funding. many conservative republicans want the funding cut off and are not. >> reporter: the push against planned parenthood is gaining strength in the house. >> instead of dealing with the economy of our country, republicans are up to some more of their -- i don't know how to even to describe it. insults, lack of respect for women. >> reporter: gop lawmakers are outraged over this summer's release of secretly recorded videos showing planned parenthood executives discussing the use of aborted fetus in medical research. house republicans want to end all government funding for planned parenthood.
there was widespread criticism of the organization at wednesday's gop presidential debate. >> we shouldn't be sending 500 million of taxpayer money to fund criminal. >> this is not the character of our nation and if we cannot stand up and force president obama to veto this bill, shame on us. >> reporter: house makers will try to push through a funding. speaking in new hampshire, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton says shutting down the government would put the economy and country in peril. >> sugar down the country is something nobody else in the world really understands. you would volume tearvoluntary do that to your country? last night, at a town hall meeting in new hampshire,
republican presidential front-runner donald trump did nothing to correct a questioner who incorrectly stated president obama is musmuslim. >> the problem in this country, it's called muslims. we know our current president is one. you know he is not even an american. >> we need this question -- the first question -- >> but, any way, we have training camps rolling where they want to kill us. that's my question. when can we get rid -- >> we will be looking at a lot of different things and a lot of people are saying that and a lot of people are saying that bad things are happening out there. we are going to be looking at that and plenty of other things. >> trump was at the center of the birther movement that claims the president wasn't born in the united states back in 2017 republican nominee john mccain handled a similar situation differently. >> i do not believe -- i can't trust obama. i have heard about him.
and he's not -- he's a -- he's an arab. he is not -- >> no. >> no? >> no, ma'am, no, ma'am. he's a decent family man, citizen that i just happen to have disagreements with on fundamental issues. >> trump's campaign says his answer about looking into the matter was in response to the idea of muslim training camps in america. coming up on "cbs this morning," more on campaign 2016 as senator and democratic candidate bernie sanders stops by. today, attorneys for former army sergeant beau bergdahl present their evidence during a pretrial hearing. bergdahl was taken into custody is charged with desertion. >> reporter: defense attorneys will begin building their case today to keep army sergeant beau bergdahl from facing a military trial.
of desertion and for leaving his post in afghanistan in 2009, charges which carry a possible life sentence. yesterday, bergdahl sat in court and sometimes silent and sometimes taking notes. >> it's a very low evidentiary threshold and certainly for that reason, should not be thought of as a trial. >> reporter: prosecutors called three witnesses to the stand, including bergdahl's former platoon leader captain john billings. billings described how thousands of soldiers risked their lives for 45 days to try to find bergdahl in a region known as ied alley. under cross-examination, billings said he had no histry of bergdahl's history. they plan to call their own witnesses to the stand today, including major general kenneth doll who conducted the army's investigation into his disappearance.
sergeant bergdahl told general doll. >> bergdahl who spent nearly five years in taliban captivity after he deserted has never explained why he left. it's unclear whether the attorneys will put him on the stand today. in a highly controversial swap last may, america exchanged five detainees in guantanamo bay in exchange for bergdahl. the last of the hikers killed by floodwaters in utah has been found. rescuers found the body yesterday. the bodies of the other six hikers were found tuesday and wednesday. the flash flooding also killed at least 12 other people, including nine children. the death toll in the california wildfires is rising. two more bodies were found in the ruins. burnt homes in lake county. that brings the death toll to five in two of the worst fires in the state. cooler weather and rain
yesterday helped firefighters gain some ground on the blazes that have destroyed more than 800 homes. it is time to get that flu shot. more than half of americans get a flu vaccination. on average the flu kills 24,000 people a year in the united states. >> there is plenty of flu vaccine out there. and the bottom line is that i hope that everyone does what i've done for myself and my family, get a flu shot to protect yourself, your family, and your community. >> last year's flu season was particularly rough. a harsh new strain of flu appeared after the vaccine was produced. this year's vaccine protects against that strain. overnight, hungary began building a fence along its border with ko acroatia to try to stop the flow of migrants. thousands are hoping to cross the border into western europe. it's reported some 11,000 in the
this morning, croatia closed all its borders with serbia. pope francis begins a visit to cuba saturday. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> the hope spoke directly to the cuban people in a message televised on state tv. he told the cubans that jesus loves you very much. he'll hold a mass in havana on sunday. you can watch scott pelley's interview with pope francis on this sunday's "60 minutes" at 7:00/6:00 central here on cbs. coming up on the morning news, the case against cosby. women speak out in a tv special last night about alleged sex assaults by bill cosby. a boy describes a scary scene after his school bus plunges into a lake. this is the "cbs morning news."ate to severe plaque psoriasis
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a school bus filled with kids went off the road and into a lake in florida. the bus was coming from an elementary school when it fell over into the water thursday. one of the students on the bus described what happens. >> when the bus started to accelerating, everything started screaming and we landed in the lake. everyone started crying and they -- some climbed out of the top windows and i got out of the bus first and i started pulling kindergartens out of the bus. >> rescue workers have asked for all of the children on the bus and there were no injuries. police are investigating why the driver was unable to control the bus. a friend of the man charged in the charleston church shooting is expected to be arraigned today. joey meek, a friend of dylann roof, was arrested thursday at his north carolina home by the fbi. he faces charges of lying to authorities about how many he knew about the attack in june
that killed nine people. about 20 students in virginia were suspended for wearing clothing displaying the confederate flag. the students got one-day suspensions for a rally outside of their school in christianburg on thursday. they refused to take off the clothing before entering the at least one of the students says he will wear the today. bill cosby's accusers spoke out on tv last night. more than a dozen of the women who accused the comedian of sexual assault were interviewed in a special on a&e. one of the accusers model and actress beverly johnson told her story. >> it was like a family member had done something to me. i knew that the kind of person i was dealing with would destroy me. >> some of the women expressed
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on the cbs "moneywatch"," air traffic trouble for american airlines. oscar mayer launches an app but it is not what you think. jill wagner has more in this morning's cbs news "moneywatch." . >> federal prosecutors are defending over a deadly defect and critics say it doesn't go far enough. gm will pay. it will also pay $575 million to federal civil lawsuits and 124 124 deaths are linked to the defects and no employees were charge. gm's ceos said yesterday the company is committed to change from the inside. >> i have said many times i wish i could turn back the clock. i know you do as well. if we could, we would, but we can't. what we can do is make sure we respond in the right way. >> under the deal, an
independent monitor will oversee gm's handling of safety problems. the word from the fed, not yet. the federal reserve board is keeping interest rates where they are for now. a decision not to raise interest rates was based on a weakening global economy. following its two-day meeting, the fed did say the u.s. job market is solid. short-term interest rates have been kept at near zero since 2008. the dow lost 65 points. the s&p was down 5, the nasdaq rose 4. american airlines still doesn't know what caused a computer glitch that stopped its flights from three airports. flights were stopped two hours yesterday by a computer issue that prevented passengers from checking in. no indication that american was hacked. american says 300 flights were delayed.
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mutual love of pork products? that sounds like a solid foundation for a long-lasting relationship, jill? >> a match made in heaven, right? >> or at least made at breakfast. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. when we return, spoiled again. the kansas city chiefs stumble in the closing minutes, giving the broncos a chance for a stunning comeback. to clean the oceans, to start a movement, or lead a country. it may not be obvious yet, but one of these kids is going to change the world. we just need to make sure she has what she needs. welcome to windows 10. the future starts now for all of us. after brushing, listerine total care strengthens teeth, helps prevent cavities and restores tooth enamel. it's an easy way to give listerine total care to the total family.
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kiss cam last night at braves game at turner field. the couple drawing loud cheers. the carter's stayed all nine innings. mr. carter announced last month that he is being treated for skarns cancer. kickoff of "thursday night football" last night on cbs. afc rivals broncos and chiefs meeting in kansas city. the chiefs holding a one touchdown lead in the final minute of the game but peyton manning drives denver down the field and with 36 seconds down left he hits emmanuel sanders in the end zone for the game tying touchdown and then the drama. chiefs coach andy reid decides to try to move the ball, instead of killing the clock and going into overtime! it turned out to be the wrong move. >> they are going to run it. on the draw to charles. >> oh, it's down. >> the ball is out! it's picked up by the broncos roby and he is in the end zone for an unbelievable touchdown!
>> denver's bradley roby scoops up jamaal charles' fumble and brings it back for the game winning touchdown. the broncos score 13 points in nine seconds to win 31-24. there is more nfl action coming up this sunday. "the nfl today" kicks things off at noon eastern and "thursday night football" comes to the meadowlands. the new york giants host the washington redskins in next week's game and it's all right here on cbs. here is a story to remind you to never give up. two dogs in washington state were found in the woods a week after they were lost! but here is the best part. tilly, the setter, stayed with her friend bb, the whole time after phoebe fell into a cistern. she only left her friend's side a few minutes to find help. they were finally found sarve onfe on monday. puppy love is the best kind of love.
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president, and actress lupita nyong'o. carolyn gusoff of our new york city station wcbs was there for the introduction. >> reporter: it was a set of triplets. parents kelly and jason finley learned of their exceptional conception in an early sonogram. three babies, all roommates. >> the tech was very quiet and very serious and then she goes, i've never seen this before. i think this is triplets and i'm pretty sure they are identical. >> they fertilized one egg. that egg split once and one of the other eggs split again, so gentleman they are identity. anywhere from 1 in 70,000 to the
conservative approach is 1 in a million. >> reporter: to the finley's and big brother aiden, brothers noah, owen and miles are triple the blessing. >> i always say instead of hitting the money lottery, it's the genetic lottery. >> reporter: only 3month-old, they are thriving and the finleys leaving nothing to guesswork. >> we are color coding them and one of their toenails is painted to that particular color and we like to keep them when we dress them in the same comror for the day. >> reporter: kelly and assistant principal and jason, an attorney, say their blessing come with a challenge to make each son feel unique and already they are defying their dna, showing signs of individuality. >> owen d oh, i mixed it up. i told you. owen is kind of more outgoing. >> reporter: now comes everything three a time. including college tuitions.